Owner Operator Quarterly Tax Tips

Owner Operator Quarterly Tax Tips

Quarterly tax advice for owner-operators and trucking companies, including the most common mistakes to avoid like losing track of income.

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Driver Qualification Files: What They Are and What Goes in Them

Whether you run a massive fleet or a company of one, you’ll need a driver qualification file (DQF) for each of your drivers — including yourself, if you have your own authority.

6 Strategies to Improve Your Top End Revenue as an Owner-Operator

6 Strategies to Improve Your Top End Revenue as an Owner-Operator

Improving your top end revenue can help you invest in better equipment, add more trucks and continue to grow your business. This guide will show you 6 ways owner operators can improve their gross revenue.

“How long do I have to keep these?”: FMCSA record retention for owner-operators and small fleet owners

“How long do I have to keep these?”: FMCSA record retention for owner-operators and small fleet owners

FMCSA record retention best practices or how long you need keep driver vehicle inspection reports, testing and more.

A better way to find what you need in Rigbooks

A better way to find what you need in Rigbooks

Introducing a new layout inside Rigbooks and other features like: advanced search, additional filtering options, and more.

Understanding owner-operator expenses and costs

Understanding owner-operator expenses and costs

The average independent owner-operator works at a 5% profit margin—not including salary. What does that mean? And how can you estimate yours?

Tracking miles for IFTA

Tracking miles for IFTA

The best IFTA tracking methods including recommended IFTA mileage trackers like the best apps, software, and GPS trackers.

Calculating your cost per mile

Calculating your cost per mile

To calculate your cost per mile, simply divide your total expenses by your total miles. Want examples? Click to see what this looks like.

Cost Per Mile Calculator

Cost Per Mile Calculator

A free tool to help you calculate your cost per mile including breakdowns of expenses like fixed costs and variable costs.

Trucking Industry Abbreviation and Acronym Cheatsheet

Trucking Industry Abbreviation and Acronym Cheatsheet

A list of the most important trucking abbreviations and acronyms. What does cc or o/o mean in trucking?

Buying a New Semi Truck vs. Used – The Pros and Cons

Buying a New Semi Truck vs. Used – The Pros and Cons

If you're considering buying a new Semi Truck vs a used one, here's a quick breakdown of the pros and cons of each.

Is QuickBooks good for trucking companies?

Is QuickBooks good for trucking companies?

We’ll walk through the pros and cons of QuickBooks in this article so you will have a better idea if it makes sense to use it for your trucking business. Then you can decide if you want to use QuickBooks, or if something made specific for trucking makes more sense.